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Rocket crashes inside Indian Ambassador Manpreet Vohra's house in Kabul

No reports of any injury, according to external affairs ministry sources

Agencies  |  Kabul/New Delhi 

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A rocket on Tuesday crashed into the tennis of Indian Ambassador Manpreet Vohra's house, but there were no reports of any injury, external affairs ministry sources said.

Apart from the Indian Ambassador's residence, other mission staff also stay inside the premises.

"No injury reported so far," a source said in

The attack happened at about 11.15 am in the heavily fortified diplomatic quarter in which houses a number of embassies, according to local reports.

Streets in the city centre, especially around the Presidential Palace, the Green Zone and Wazir Akbar Khan, were largely closed off by security forces after the attack. The number of security personnel on the streets were also quickly increased.

The attack comes amid extremely tight security in the capital following last week's deadly explosions that claimed over 150 lives and coincides with the launch of the Process meeting this morning.

Representatives from at least 23 countries, including India, are participating in the meeting aimed at establishing peace in the country.